The Best Mariah Carey quotes

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There are many celebrities that come and go in the limelight. But, what makes Mariah Carey different? What is it about her that has made her one of the most iconic singers of our time? From humble beginnings to global success, this blog post will explore the life and career of Mariah Carey.
Discover the best phrases from Mariah Carey.

Discover the strongest Love, Feelings, Listen, Time, Giving, Life, Believing quotes from Mariah Carey, and much more.


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About Mariah Carey

birth of the author

March 27, 1969

occupation of the author

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress, Entrepreneur, Television Judge And More.

date of the author

Years Active:

money of the author

Net Worth:
U.S. $300-520 Million

genre of the author

R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Soul

institution of the author

Columbia, Crave, Virgin, Monarc, Island, Def Jam And More.

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Brenda K. Starr, Jermaine Dupri, Jay-Z, Da Brat, The-Dream, Whitney Houston And More.


Never, never listen to anybody that try to discourage you. โ€” Mariah Carey

Darling, nobody needs to listen to that. โ€” Mariah Carey


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I still listen to older music a lot more than new singers. I listen to whatever’s on the radio, but when I want to listen to something that moves me I put on a Stevie Wonder record. โ€” Mariah Carey

I try and try to deny that I need you but stIll you remaIn on my mInd. โ€” Mariah Carey

never never listen to anybody that try to discourage you Mariah Carey quote

I don’t mind being compared to Whitney, there are people miles worse to be compared to. โ€” Mariah Carey


I loved Jordan. He was one of the greatest athletes of our time. โ€” Mariah Carey

Time is irrelevant to me. I never wear a watch. โ€” Mariah Carey

I don’t go out much. I’m also not promiscuous. If I went out with everyone the press said I did, I’d never have time to write or sing. โ€” Mariah Carey

A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don’t think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time. โ€” Mariah Carey

i loved jordan he was one of the greatest athletes of our time Mariah Carey quote

Time has shown me there is no benefit in trying to protect people who never tried to protect me. โ€” Mariah Carey

I arrange flowers in my spare time. Well, when I have spare time, that is. โ€” Mariah Carey

If you jumped out of a plane on time and it did not work outโ€“โ€“you would not do it again, would you? โ€” Mariah Carey

The fans never send me crazy things. They send me things that they put so much time and effort into making, and they are so amazing. You have to see them! โ€” Mariah Carey

No stress, no fights. I’m leaving it all behind. No tears, no time to cry. Just making the most of life. โ€” Mariah Carey

time is irrelevant to me i never wear a watch Mariah Carey quote

I’ve been working on my craft for a long time. People never want to let go of the whole ‘Glitter,’… I’m like, ‘It’s eight years later, people. Let’s move on. โ€” Mariah Carey

My fans have made all my career moments special for me. They are the ones that have gotten me through every single thingโ€“good times and bad, they are who I go to and lean on. I am very thankful for that. โ€” Mariah Carey


Being biracial is so much a part of who I am that it’s almost, ‘Let it go already.’ It’s intrinsic to me. I think a lot of my fans relate to me because they felt different. โ€” Mariah Carey

Who is Mariah Carey?

Mariah Carey is an American pop singer noted for her remarkable vocal range.


Being teased for being poor felt like a different kind of cruel. โ€” Mariah Carey

I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime. And coming from a racially mixed background, I always felt like I didn’t really fit in anywhere. โ€” Mariah Carey

being teased for being poor felt like a different kind of cruel Mariah Carey quote

I think one of the reasons I pushed myself so hard and worked so hard is because I never felt special. โ€” Mariah Carey

It’s a long road when you face the world alone, when no one reaches out a hand for you to hold. You can find love if you search within your soul, and the emptiness you felt will disappear. โ€” Mariah Carey


If you just believe in me. I will love you endlessly. โ€” Mariah Carey

Only once in a lifetime love rushes in, changing you with the tide. โ€” Mariah Carey

I never thought that I would have love again, but it’s amazing how the universe brings love to you. โ€” Mariah Carey

if you just believe in me i will love you endlessly Mariah Carey quote

I love ‘Frosty the Snowman.’ My family and I like to go on a sleigh ride with a twoโ€“horse sleigh in Aspen, so we all scream different songs at the top of our lungs. I hope it doesn’t scare the horses. โ€” Mariah Carey

Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can’t help but cry. I mean I’d love to be skinny like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff. โ€” Mariah Carey

The best part of making music, for me, is collaborating and working with new people and fresh sounds and all those things that get people excited to continue in this business that we all love so much. โ€” Mariah Carey


Whatever you’re going through in your life, don’t ever give up. โ€” Mariah Carey

This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dreamโ€“don’t ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me! โ€” Mariah Carey

whatever you re going through in your life don t ever give up Mariah Carey quote

I’m actually really good at Balderdash, and no one wants to play that game with me. Especially the movies category; I don’t want to give away my secrets, but I am pretty good at that category. โ€” Mariah Carey

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One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting. โ€” Mariah Carey

I love giving gifts. It’s almost like I don’t open my gifts until, like, three days after Christmas ’cause I want to give everyone else their presents. โ€” Mariah Carey

Once I was a prisoner lost inside myself with the world surrounding me, wandering through the misery, but now I am free. Free to love, free to laugh, free to soar, free to shine, free to give. โ€” Mariah Carey

It’s not easy that everything you do, everybody has to come in and critique it and give their opinion. Sometimes it does help me and sometimes it hurts me as a person. That’s life. I have feelings. โ€” Mariah Carey

To quote Frank Sinatra, ‘Regrets, I’ve had a few / But then again, too few to mention. โ€” Mariah Carey


If you believe in yourself enough and know what you want, you’re gonna make it happen. โ€” Mariah Carey

If you look inside yourself, and you believe, you can be your own hero. โ€” Mariah Carey

I’m actually a really good cook, and people don’t believe this about me! โ€” Mariah Carey

Standing alone,eager to just believe,it’s good enough to be what you really are,but in your heart,uncertainty forever lies,and you’ll always be,somewhere on the outside. โ€” Mariah Carey

if you believe in yourself enough and know what you want you re gonna make it happen Mariah Carey quote

I started writing poetry when I was six. I had this teacher who didn’t believe the poems I’d bring in were mine because they were dark and sad. But I wrote about what I experienced in my childhood. โ€” Mariah Carey

If you believe within your soul, just hold on tight and don’t let go! You can make it, make it happen โ€” Mariah Carey

Truly believed that I was not worthy of both happiness and success. โ€” Mariah Carey

We’ve been expected to be perfect but we aren’t. We’re still human. โ€” Mariah Carey


I’m not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid. โ€” Mariah Carey

we have to go through certain things in order to appreciate life and learn lessons Mariah Carey quote

You look at me and see the girl,who lives inside the golden world,but don’t believe, that’s all there is to see,you’ll never know the real me. โ€” Mariah Carey

If critics have problems with my personal life, it’s their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it’s the charts that count. โ€” Mariah Carey

I know I can be divaโ€“ish sometimes, but I have to be in control. The nature of my life, the nature of what I do, is divadom, it really is. โ€” Mariah Carey

We have to go through certain things in order to appreciate life and learn lessons. โ€” Mariah Carey

I was a wayward child With the weight of the world That I held deep inside. Life was a winding road And I learned many things Little ones shouldn’t know โ€” Mariah Carey

Trust is not very easy for me at all. I want to be a trusting person, but I’ve been bruised so many timesโ€“not to sound woeโ€“isโ€“me about my life. โ€” Mariah Carey

I think the greatest gift to me is that I can express myself in songs. It helps me get through some of the hardest times of my life. It also helps me celebrate some of the best times. โ€” Mariah Carey

How did Mariah Carey get famous?

After graduating from high school in 1987, Mariah Carey made a demo tape that led Tommy Mottola, an executive at Columbia Records, to sign her in 1988.
Her debut album, Mariah Carey, was released in 1990 and showcased her talent and ability.


Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life. โ€” Mariah Carey

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